At the main menu, select the "Features" option, choose the "Codes" selection, then enter one of the following codes to activate the corresponding cheat function:
- 2K Sports team
- Enter "2ksports" as a code to unlock the 2K Sports team.
- NBA 2K9 development team
- Enter "nba2k" as a code to unlock the NBA 2K8 development team.
- Superstars team
- Enter "llmohffaae" as a code to unlock the Superstars team.
- Visual Concepts team
- Enter "vcteam" as a code to unlock the Visual Concepts team.
- ABA ball
- Enter "payrespect" as a code to unlock the ABA ball.
Feel free to add a comment for more cheats on NBA 2k9 just in case I miss something, thanks!